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Sap vs. Resin

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Sapnoun

(uncountable) The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

Resinnoun

A viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees.

Sapnoun

(uncountable) The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.

Resinnoun

Any of various yellowish viscous liquids or soft solids of plant origin; used in lacquers, varnishes and many other applications; chemically they are mostly hydrocarbons, often polycyclic.

Sapnoun

Any juice.

Resinnoun

Any synthetic compound of similar properties.

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Sapnoun

(figurative) Vitality.

Resinverb

(transitive) To apply resin to.

Sapnoun

a naive person; a simpleton

Resinnoun

Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of electricity, have a vitreous fracture, and are soluble in ether, alcohol, and essential oils, but not in water; specif., pine resin (see Rosin).

Sapnoun

A short wooden club; a leather-covered hand weapon; a blackjack.

Resinnoun

Any of various polymeric substance resembling the natural resins[1], prepared synthetically; - they are used, especially in particulate form, in research and industry for their property of specifically absorbing or adsorbing substances of particular types; they are especially useful in separation processes such as chromatography; as, an ion-exchange resin.

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Sapnoun

(military) A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.

Resinnoun

any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

Sapverb

(transitive) To drain, suck or absorb from (tree, etc.).

Resinnoun

a sticky flammable organic substance, insoluble in water, exuded by some trees and other plants (notably fir and pine)

‘clear resin had oozed to the surface, trickled down, and set’;

Sapverb

To exhaust the vitality of.

Resinnoun

a solid or liquid synthetic organic polymer used as the basis of plastics, adhesives, varnishes, or other products

‘epoxy resins frequently cause dermatitis’; ‘the chassis is constructed of synthetic resin’;

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Sapverb

To strike with a sap (with a blackjack).

Resinverb

rub or treat with resin

‘resined canvas’;

Sapverb

(transitive) To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.

Resin

In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a solid or highly viscous substance of plant or synthetic origin that is typically convertible into polymers. Resins are usually mixtures of organic compounds.

Sapverb

To pierce with saps.

Sapverb

(transitive) To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.

Sapverb

(transitive) To gradually weaken.

‘to sap one’s conscience’;

Sapverb

(intransitive) To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.

Sapnoun

The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

Sapnoun

The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.

Sapnoun

A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop.

Sapnoun

A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.

Sapverb

To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.

‘Nor safe their dwellings were, for sapped by floods,Their houses fell upon their household gods.’;

Sapverb

To pierce with saps.

Sapverb

To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.

‘Ring out the grief that saps the mind.’;

Sapverb

To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.

‘Both assaults are carried on by sapping.’;

Sapnoun

a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

Sapnoun

a person who lacks good judgment

Sapnoun

a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Sapverb

deplete;

‘exhaust one's savings’; ‘We quickly played out our strength’;

Sapverb

excavate the earth beneath

Sap

Sap is a fluid transported in xylem cells (vessel elements or tracheids) or phloem sieve tube elements of a plant. These cells transport water and nutrients throughout the plant.

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